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Cablegate: New Zealand On U.S. Candidate for the Un Human

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R 160530Z AUG 06
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3157

UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000640

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/ANP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM US UNHRC NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND ON U.S. CANDIDATE FOR THE UN HUMAN
RIGHTS COMMITTEE

REF: A. SECSTATE 130573

B. SECSTATE 85722

1. On August 11, Poloff delivered a diplomatic note
containing ref A points, text and c.v. to Michelle
McGillivrary; Senior Policy Officer; United Nations, Human
Rights and Commonwealth Division; Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and Trade (MFAT).

2. Embassy received the following Diplomatic Note from MFAT
on August 14. The note has been faxed to EAP/ANP.

Begin Text:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade presents its
compliments to the Embassy of the United States of America
and has the honour to refer to the Embassy's Note No. 49-06
of 10 August 2006 informing the Ministry that the United
States has decided to nominate Professor Ruth Wedgwood as a
candidate for re-election to the UN Human Rights Committee at
elections to be held during the 25th meeting of States
Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political
Rights to be held in New York on 7 September 2006.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade wishes to assure
the Embassy of the United States of America that New Zealand
will give careful consideration to this candidate.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade takes this
opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the United States of
America the assurances of its highest consideration.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Wellington
11 August 2006

End text.
McCormick

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